Abdulnasser Bin Kalban

Chief Executive Officer


Abdulnasser Ibrahim Saif Bin Kalban is Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Global Aluminium.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in January 2019, Mr. Bin Kalban had served as an Alternate Board Member of EGA since May 2017. He is a member of EGA’s Technical and Project Committee and its Finance and Commercial Committee. He also sits on the Board of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC), EGA's bauxite mining subsidiary.

As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bin Kalban is responsible for managing EGA’s ongoing operations and business and reports to EGA’s Managing Director.

Mr. Bin Kalban is also currently the Chief Executive Officer of Dubal Holding LLC, a 50 per cent shareholder of EGA and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai.

Mr. Bin Kalban joined DUBAL in 1996 and worked in both Major Projects and the Power and Desalination Department. (DUBAL merged with EMAL to form EGA in 2014).

In 2014, Mr Kalban left his position as General Manager of Power and Desalination at EGA following his appointment as CEO of Dubal Holding LLC.

As CEO of Dubal Holding LLC, Mr. Bin Kalban’s responsibilities include channelling investments into the fields of commodities and mining, power and energy, and industrial projects with special focus on developing and promoting aluminium downstream capabilities in the United Arab Emirates.

Mr. Kalban is also Chairman of EMIROLL, an aluminium rolling mill facility under development at Abu Dhabi; Vice Chairman of Sinoway Carbon, a calcined petroleum coke production facility in Shandong, China; and a member of several other committees including the Dubai Natural Gas Sourcing Committee the UAE Energy Strategic Planning Committee and the International Aluminium Institute Committee.

Mr. Kalban has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Western Michigan University in the United States, and has completed Strategic Management and Leadership Courses at Insead Business School, France and Harvard Business School.